How Important is Diversity?

by | Dec 2, 2020

“After this I looked, and there was a vast multitude from every nation, tribe, people, and language, which no one could number, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were clothed in white robes with palm branches in their hands.  And they cried out in a loud voice:

Salvation belongs to our God,
who is seated on the throne,
and to the Lamb!”

Revelation 7:9-10

Episode Overview:

Christians understand that diversity is good. We long for the day when all of God’s people will be gathered to praise the Lamb. What about now? In this episode, Austin and Isaac talk about diversity in our local churches. While ethnic diversity is a good thing, it can become an unhelpful metric if we love diversity more than we love God or His people. Listen and pray with us.

 

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    United? We Pray is a ministry to help Christians pray and think about racial strife. We want to encourage Christians amid the strife to rely upon God in prayer. So our prayers can be informed, we strive to learn and write about race, racism and its effects, and theology. We aim to be biblical, beneficial, and clear in all our efforts. While we’re burdened for all racial strife, we focus on racial strife between Christians because of the unique privilege and stewardship God has given his people: to bear witness to Him and to love all people, especially one another (Gal. 6:10).

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